Given Name GOPALA

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Hinduism
OTHER SCRIPTS: गोपाल (Sanskrit)

Meaning & History

Means "cow protector" from Sanskrit गो (go) meaning "cow" and पाल (pala) meaning "guard, protector". This is another name of the Hindu god Krishna. This name was also borne by the 8th-century founder of the Pala Empire in Bengal.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Gopal (Bengali), Gopal (Hindi), Gopal (Kannada), Gopal (Marathi), Gopal (Nepali), Gopal (Tamil), Gopal (Telugu)
Entry updated December 8, 2017